"Each time a person stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, they send forth a tiny ripple of hope."
- Robert F. Kennedy
Inspired by the legacy of Robert F. Kennedy and his unequivocal belief that human rights should be a reality for everyone...
RFK Human Rights UK exists to inspire the next generation of change-makers to make a postive impact in their community.
How we do it?
WHAT WE DO
A transformative education programme that inspires students to understand that they have the power
within them to make human rights a reality.
A unique new festival, coming in September 2021,
that celebrates the power of people
to make human rights a reality and be ripples of hope.
The Ripples of Hope
An annual leadership development summit for senior decision-makers to consider their role, and that of their organisation, in creating a more human world in a time of unrelenting disruption.
SPEAK TRUTH TO POWER
HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION PROGRAMME
-RECOVERING FROM WORLD WAR II -
THE WORLD CAME TOGETHER
THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS
WHO WE ARE
Rt Hon Ruth Davidson MSP
Baroness Helena Kennedy QC
Lord Rumi Verjee CBE
Dr Mark Ellis
Paul Lindley OBE (Chair)
AFFILIATION: We are proud and honoured to be affiliated to, and be building on the work of, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights in the US, which is led by Kerry Kennedy and was founded after Robert F. Kennedy’s presidential campaign in 1968 by his family and friends as a means to dedicate themselves to a common goal: achieving Bobby’s dream of a more just and peaceful world.
To find out more, visit www.rfkhumanrights.org
THE ORGANISATION: Founded in June 2018, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights UK is incorporated in the UK as a limited company (11397556) and registered with the Charity Commission of England & Wales (1181744).
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a reality for all.
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Please note that while of course we know there are a lot of organisations doing unbelievably important work, we are not a grant-making organisation. Thanks!